6 Honest Things Every Indian Brother Expects From His Sister’s Would-Be Groom

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6 Honest Things Every Indian Brother Expects From His Sister’s Would-Be Groom

Indian society in general has a lot of customs and traditions for every festivity, especially during weddings. The ritual of having the brother of the bride be entrusted with verifying his sibling’s choice is common in most parts of the world. And, India is surely no exception to it!

So, if you too are expecting your would-be brother-in-law to give you an interrogation once again, we have here are a few tips for you to make a good impression on him.

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#1. Dependability

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For a marriage to work, the two people involved in the union should be able to walk together, through thick and thin. There should be a certain level of trust between the two, which is paramount to a lasting relationship. And, all this amounts to dependability. The would-be groom should be a man on whom the girl entrusts her honour and can depend on him even with her life!

After the brother, it will be the turn of the father. Learn these 7 Smart Tips To Impress The Father Of The Bride

#2. Financial security

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Without financial sustenance, life is nothing but a struggle. Inflation is just not giving any hints of slowing down. It keeps on rising day by day. The prospective groom should be able to provide the girl with all the basic amenities and then some.

Just imagine, how life would be once you impress your brother-in-law and get married to your dream girl. Read here: 14 Things Newly Married Couples Eagerly Look Forward To Doing Post-Wedding

#3. Manners

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The old adage that manners make a man applies here. The way a person carries himself says a lot about his character. A man in possession of manners impresses wherever he goes, for he knows when to keep the mouth shut and how to speak when he needs to. This is one of the most crucial things for survival in the modern world. Therefore the would-be groom should possess a demeanor that assuages the worry of the brother. In other words, he needs to be calm and patient in the face of a tiresome or worrisome situation.

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#4. Strength

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Strength plays a crucial role in any man’s life, and since Indian society is mostly patriarchal in nature, therefore it is the man’s responsibility to provide security for the family. A man who does not have strength of any kind is no man at all, goes a certain saying. In India, men are still seemingly entrusted with a lot more responsibilities than women. Although nowadays, women are on par with men. But, that only seems to be the case in some segments of society. Majority of Indian society still is patriarchal in nature, therefore men must unwittingly bear the brunt and responsibilities of their family. And, that is a mandatory trait. Strength of any manner is always rewarded. Such is the nature of things.

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#5. Caring

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If he does not care for her then the point is really lost. No brother would want his sister in the hands of someone who does not care for her. A good husband should be one who can comfort his wife in times of need and take care of her needs and desire. 'To care and love', as someone rightly said is a successful foundation for relationships. A relationship dies when either of the two individuals stops caring. Therefore, possessing a caring nature is an extremely big plus.

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#6. Resilience

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This quality helps in many facets of life including marriage and life in general. A brother who is smart will look for this quality in his sister’s groom. Resilience is like being 'steady like a rock' when wave upon wave crashes on you during storms. It means standing for what is right and true. Not giving up when the odds are stacked up against you. A resilient man is everything; he is strong, dependable and never wavering.

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So, all the would-be grooms who are reading this can be assured that you will have enough weapons in your arsenal after going through these points to decimate your enemy– the worries of your future brother-in-law. Who knows, you both might end up becoming best friends! Now isn't that a great thing?

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